Posts Tagged ‘Outdoor Pursuit’

Lutsen Ski Trip

Friday, February 16th, 2018

This Sunday is the Lutsen Ski and Snowboarding Trip with Outdoor Pursuit.  I am going with my roommate and we are both skiers.  We are both super excited to get up and ski a little bit, and it’s been a long time since I have gone.  I will probably be a little rusty because of this, but we do have all day long to ski, so it should be super fun!! Aside from my roommate, I know 3 other friends of  mine that are going, so that should also make it a fun time too!! I hope that the snow isn’t too terrible on Sunday, because it is harder to ski when it’s harder to see from the snow.  Overall, I think there are a lot of different trips that are being planned in these next couple months, so if you like the outdoors, check out the Outdoor Pursuit Calendar and sign up for something!!!

Chilly Dogs – Sled Dog Trips

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

My younger brother and his girlfriend recently visited Duluth to ring in the new year of 2018. Not only did they want to enjoy the sites and happenings of Duluth for a few days in the sub zero temps, but they decided to start their new year’s day off with some dog sledding.

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Adventures with Outdoor Pursuit!

Monday, September 11th, 2017

OP has a ton of events lined up this semester. Most events are free and include kayaking, hiking, backpacking, and much more. I am hoping to attend at least three events this semester. Check out the Master Calendar for upcoming events and sign up or share with your CSS friends!

Outdoor Pursuit Rentals/Calendar

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Looking for adventure while you spend time at St. Scholastica? It is an absolute MUST to visit CSS’s Outdoor Pursuit website. I recently rented a hiking backpack for a couple days and it only cost me $6. They have just about everything you could need for an outdoor hiking/camping/paddling/canoeing trip and you can get it for a very cheap price. Check out the rental list HERE and start planning your adventure.

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Belay Certification

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Super excited to be halfway done with my belay certification. Outdoor Pursuit and the rock climbing wall staff offer belay certification free for students. In some ways, it was a lot easier than I expected but in others it was more difficult. I figured th technical stuff would be difficult to get down, but within twenty minutes I was doing my first practice belay. The harder part was belaying someone who is bigger than me. When they fall, you have to try to stay grounded so you need to be braced and ready. You also are using a lot of your own muscles to hold them up. When someone is climbing a difficult route, they may fall several times so you end up really getting an arm workout. I am excited about getting belay certified because I love learning new things and my friends and I will be able to belay each other when we go climbing.